The Best Private School Teachers Grade Methodology
The Best Private School Teachers grade is based on rigorous analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education along with millions of reviews from students and parents. Additional data is also collected from schools directly. Learn where our data comes from.
|Academics Grade||Based on SAT/ACT scores, college enrollment, and survey responses on academics from students and parents.||Multiple Sources||60.0%|
|Parent/Student Surveys on Teachers||Niche survey responses scored on a 1-5 scale regarding teachers at the school.||Self-reported by Niche users||30.0%|
|Student-Teacher Ratio||Ratio of students to full-time teachers. Please note: Student-teacher ratio is not a representation of average class size.||National Center for Education Statistics*||10.0%|
* Since private schools are not required to report to the Department of Education, most data sourced from the Department of Education can also be updated directly by private schools via their Niche Partner Accounts. If you work for a private school and would like to update your data, please claim your school.
Statistics obtained from the U.S. Department of Education represent the most recent data available, as self-reported by the schools.
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